The school board called a meeting for 6 p.m. in its room at 484 Mulberry St. Interim Superintendent Steve Smith told The Telegraph this week hell be discussing ways to replace Susanne Griffin-Ziebart, the deputy superintendent of school improvement and redesign who is scheduled to leave the district Aug. 9.
Smith also said the board has pending legal issues that require board consensus, as well as a contract to buy land that needs to be voted on.
State law allows boards to debate behind closed doors the acquisition of property, pending litigation and personnel matters.
The school system is involved in a number of lawsuits. Among them are a suit by former Chief Financial Officer Ron Collier, who claims to be a whistle-blower who faced retribution by then-Superintendent Romain Dallemand.
When the school board bought out Dallemands employment contract, it also agreed to cover civil litigation costs, which would include a lawsuit against Dallemand by former school board member Gary Bechtel.